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Red Cross in emergency blood shortage

Red Cross in emergency blood shortage

St. Edwards Catholic Church is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Parish Hall, 5303 River Rd. N., Keizer. The American Red Cross remains in the midst of a severe blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations. Ice, snow and subfreezing […]

Parks? Cops?

Parks? Cops?

Parks and cops? Parks or cops? One little word can make a huge difference in the near future of Keizer. Both are paid for from the city’s general fund budget. Both are important to the livability of the city.  But only one—parks—is the subject of a survey that will, in part, ask homeowners if (and […]

Death of Obamacare threatens real Americans

Death of Obamacare threatens real Americans

By E.J. DIONNE JR.    Let’s try to get this straight. Donald Trump campaigned as the champion of lower-paid working people who deserve better than they have. Republicans have spent the Obama presidency complaining about high deficits and promising to cut them. And whenever liberals put forward major reforms, conservatives say: No, no, you can’t […]

Dem or GOP? Doesn’t matter, just fix it

Dem or GOP? Doesn’t matter, just fix it

It would be a reassuring development if Oregon legislators could collectively announce the truth about the amount available in the treasury for state use in the upcoming biennium. Additionally, instead of once again casting aspersions and more blame on Democrats by Republicans and vice versa that, after announcing what’s available for state programs, they let us taxpayers know what each party wants […]

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Catch-and-release

Catch-and-release

Third time’s the charm in pulling car from Willamette

Electoral college serves a purpose

Electoral college serves a purpose

To the Editor:   Gene McIntyre started his column (An equation for disaster? Dec. 30, 2016) with the wrong premise. Alexander Hamilton and others created the Electoral College so states with low populations wouldn’t be left out of the process. If they hadn’t created the College, a few large states could control all national elections. […]

Will Trump let Obama go quietly?

Will Trump let Obama go quietly?

By E.J. DIONNE JR.  Will Donald Trump deprive President Obama of what we have come to think of as a normal post-presidency, the relatively serene life of reflection, writing, philanthropy and high-minded speeches to friendly audiences? In recent decades, we have become accustomed to the idea of ex-presidents who leave political combat behind. They might […]

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